Dr. Aristeiguieta is a Board Certified Emergency Physician and Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is the founder of Ilea Hair Restoration, a boutique medical practice providing comprehensive medical and surgical hair restoration services for women and men. Dr. Aristeiguieta maintains a limited practice in emergency medicine in Texas and Louisiana. "Dr. Cesar," as his patients know him, brings a unique background to medicine. He was born in Venezuela and emigrated alone to the United States at the age of fifteen seeking better opportunities. After high school, Dr. Aristeiguieta developed his love for medicine by working as an Emergency Medical Technician, a National Ski Patrol volunteer, and as an American Red Cross disaster volunteer. He later served as a police officer while simultaneously attending college full-time. Dr. Aristeiguieta received the “Top Gun” award as the leading graduate of his police academy class.Dr. Aristeiguieta earned his bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry from the California State University, Bakersfield, and his medical doctorate from the University of Southern California. Dr. Aristeiguieta has served as an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, and the University of California, Davis. Dr. Aristeiguieta’s clinical research has been published in several medical journals, including JAMA, the prestigious journal of the American Medical Association.Dr. Aristeiguieta is a passionate community volunteer. He has served the American Red Cross since 1984, rising to become a member of the National Red Cross Board of Governors. He has also been a volunteer with Goodwill since 1999, and most recently served on the Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries of Southern California. In his free time Dr. Aristeiguieta likes to be active and outdoors. He has competed in numerous triathlons, marathons and fun runs. Over the past 14 years, he has also backpacked over 1300 miles in the California Sierra Nevada. Dr. Aristeiguieta enjoys shooting sports and regularly participates in sporting clays, IDPA and three-gun competitions. He is a Master Class sporting clays competitor and was named to the Texas All State Team in 2018.